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Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Tobacco Suit ($$)

on Nov. 14 found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit, determining that a woman knew or should have known that she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) before the cutoff date to file an Engle progeny suit (Patricia Kl
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28
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Researchers engineer instrument that replicates cigarette smoke's impact on human airways

the Wyss Institute describes an instrument they engineered that can “breathe” in and out, actively smoke regular and electronic cigarettes much like a human. Individual mouth pieces in a rotating unit of the smoking …more While it is well known that cigar
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe Smoker $8.5M For Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

saying that the cigarette companies tricked her into getting hooked on their deadly product. Plaintiff Mary Howles was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1995, and has suffered with worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ever since, her attorney Alex
Law360
added Nov 11, 2016 13:07
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[UK] Why is heart disease still killing millions every year?

Smoking kills 6 million annually and although its use is falling the number of smokers worldwide has increased from 721 million in 1980 to 967 million in 2012. In secondary prevention, a single measure – controlling low-density lipoproteins in those who h
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 8, 2016 19:14
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Harvard's Smoking Robot Is Much Cooler Than Lab Rats

The robot accomplishes two things for the university. First, it makes the research more humane compared to using lab rats and forcing them to smoke to their death. Second, it will help Harvard's Wyss Institute in solving the mystery behind the disease th
University Herald
added Nov 6, 2016 16:45
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: TRANSCRIPT (PDF)

Proceedings before the Honorable Charles 12 Roberts, Circuit Judge..."Now, the jury, if they conclude that Mr. Dubinsky died from skin cancer in this case, then plaintiffs will not be able to establish medical causation on their wrongful death claim.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:41
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[Florida] DUBINSKY v. RJR: MOTION FOR A PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING THE DEPOSITION OF DR. LEE SCHEINBART (PDF)

Because the conduct of defense counsel in this case was unprofessional toward plaintiff’s counsel, and made the witness feel harassed and intimidated, Plaintiff seeks a protective order preventing any further discovery depositions of Dr. Scheinbart.
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2016 22:28
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Some e-cig sweeteners may make toxic fumes at cigarette levels

Sweeteners added to the liquid nicotine vaporized in e-cigarettes may release levels of certain toxins that are as high as in smoke from traditional cigarettes, a recent study suggests. Many sweetened e-cigarettes list ingredients such as sugar, caramel
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Huff and puff of an incurable disease

More than 80 per cent of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Singapore is caused by tobacco smoking... Public forum WHAT: COPD Awareness Event 2016: Take Charge Of Your Lungs WHO: Jointly organised by Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hosp
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:43
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VIDEO: A Cigarette-Smoking Robot for Better Lung Disease Research

A lab instrument smokes cigarettes and channels the smoke to a lung-on-a-chip, helping researchers study the lung disease COPD.
IEEE Spectrum
added Oct 29, 2016 14:38
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